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Harold Ford

U.S. Economic Growth Requires Vision, Leadership

Harold Ford, Jr. | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Harold Ford, Jr.

Balancing the budget or reducing student loan interest rates are important policies but they will do little to galvanize public opinion in a meaningful way. We are confronted now -- as a country -- with an array of obstacles that can only be overcome if we address them together.

Top 9 Ways to Run a Negative Campaign (in Hollywood)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Dan Mirvish

One reason the CAAN'T campaign backfired is because nobody knows who to root for when one bully beats up another bully.

Adam Goldberg

WATCH: Dem Congressman Turned Banker Punts On Occupy Movement | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

The Huffington Post paid another visit on Wednesday morning to the Loews Regency in New York as part of its ongoing series of chats with influential f...

Wal-Mart Welcomes Back 'Dirty Tricks' Republican Operative

Al Norman | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Al Norman

The Republican operative who was fired by Wal-Mart five years ago for his role in a race-baiting ad, has now been welcomed back to the fold in Bentonville.

Has President Obama Made It Tougher for Other Black Candidates?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Obama was supposed to be to America's 200 year-old racial problem what gastric bypass surgery is to a weight problem: a quick fix. But as any bypass patient will tell you, what looks like a quick fix is really a painful, complicated battle.

Harold Ford's Corporate Crusade Against Net Neutrality

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Silver

If the FCC heeds Harold Ford's advice, you can say goodbye to candidate Obama's promises of universal, affordable Internet access and Net Neutrality.

FCC Re-Designation of Broadband Will Bring Unwanted Market Uncertainty

Harold Ford, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Harold Ford, Jr.

Legal and agency experts are poring over the technical aspects of reclassifying broadband, but what has not been carefully examined is the economic impact this re-designation will have on investment decisions.

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford And Iggy Pop: An Awkward Encounter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I think that the Brief And Lamentable Senate Almost-Candidacy Of Thee Childe Harold Ford has received the most fitting post-script possible, courtesy ...

A New Mayor Mike: Terrorism Tough Guy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Why is Bloomberg -- who in his two terms as mayor ceded virtually all law enforcement authority to NYPD Commissioner Kelly -- now becoming a Terrorism Tough Guy?

Is New York In A State Of Disrepair?

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Empire State has a lot to recommend it – Broadway shows, Niagara Falls, and baseball's World Series champions, the New York...

Bloomberg: Gillibrand Could Have Been Defeated By Ford Or Zuckerman

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he thinks Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KUR'-stehn JIHL'-uh-brand) could have been defeated by eithe...

Political Big Bangs in the Big Apple

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charles D. Ellison

The Big Apple's black politicos are blowing up -- literally. Paterson. Ford. Rangel. Who's next? Of course, the political shake-up in the Empire State is beyond racial identification.

Mort Zuckerman Out: Mortimer Zuckerman Not Running For NY Senate

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Real estate tycoon and newspaper publisher Mortimer Zuckerman won't run for the U.S. Senate in New York, his newspaper reported Tuesd...

Harold Ford Back On MSNBC (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that Harold Ford is no longer considering a run for Senate from New York, he's back on MSNBC. Ford's contract with the network — where he w...

Ford: I Coulda Been A Contender

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. returned to his job as an MSNBC pundit on Tuesday, one day after announcing he wouldn't run for U....

Harold Ford

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


Jason Linkins

A Look Back At Harold Ford's Magical Run For The Senate | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let us now take a moment to mourn the passing of the seriocomic campaign stylings of Harold Ford, Jr., who almost wanted to sort of run for the New Yo...

Vulnerable Senate Incumbents: The 8 Most At-Risk Senators (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The news that Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) will face a primary challenger from her own party underscores the anti-incumbent wave sweeping the country...

Harodl Ford Not Running For Senate: NY Post

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Tennessee congressman Harold Ford Jr. said Monday he won't challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in this fall's Democratic primary...

A Shot in the Dark: Harold Ford's Non-bid for the New York State Senate Seat

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
C. Nicole Mason

Recently Harold Ford conducted his own poll to test his electability and weaknesses with New Yorkers. Would his deep ties to Wall Street turn off thos...

Why New York and Massachusetts Say No to Obama

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

The lesson Obama should have learned from the Kennedys is that you need to know how and when to be tough and how to use your power well.

Episode #10 of Two Beers In, NYC's Political Podcast

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ryan J. Davis

On this week's episode of CitizeNYC's Two Beers In, hosts Greg Palmer and Ryan J. Davis talk about renaming the Freedom Tower to One World Trade, New ...

Ford On Gay Activists' Radar

The New York Observer | Reid Pillifant | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last month, just after gay activist Jon Winkleman interrupted a lunch meeting between prospective Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. and scores of the b...

Evan Bayh Tastes Sour Grapes

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

While political insiders don't feel powerful enough, the outsiders feel political office is a worthy acknowledgment of all the power they already have.

2012 Is Here: Let the Games Begin!

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linnie Frank Bailey

The question is: Is Evan Bayh really getting out of the game, or just starting it?